***Disclosure: The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free.***
I come from a very musical family. And I do mean very. My Dad has been in a band longer than I have been alive, and I remember childhood spent listening to band practice tapes over and over and over again in the car and watching his band rock out in someone's basement. (I wasn't old enough to go to the shows themselves.) My Dad sings, plays guitar and the keyboards, and can even dabble in drums a bit.
His love for music of all kinds definitely rubbed off on me. I listen to everything. My music collection looks like it belongs to someone with multiple personalities, actually. I've got rap and R&B, classic rock, heavy metal, country, broadway tunes, and literally everything in-between.
When I was younger, I used to sing, play guitar, and play piano a bit, myself. Music has always been a huge part of my life, and it seems that there's not a single important memory that doesn't come with its own built-in soundtrack. There are so many songs that take me back to a different place in time, and of course, they bring back all the emotions I felt, too. Music is a very powerful thing, and I truly believe that it soothes the soul and speaks to us in ways that words alone never could.
Now, as a mother, I am delighted to see that my kids love music as much as I do. My daughter in particular. When she was still in the womb, she would "dance" in my belly any time I'd turn The Beatles on. When they were finished, so was she. I don't think this was coincidence. Now at 4 years old, my little girl loves to sing and dance to music of all kinds, and she also has a tiny grand piano and a miniature electric guitar. This thrills me so much, because music is truly one of the greatest pleasures in life, and I am glad she's got such an appreciation for it at a very young age.
This August, it's time for Audio Fest at Best Buy. What does this mean? Well, if you're a music lover like me, it means that you can upgrade your listening experience at amazing prices.
During August Audio Fest, Best Buy helps you enhance your home entertainment experience and upgrade your sound with additional components, speakers and headphones. August Audio Fest is taking place across all Best Buy stores from 8/3/14 – 8/30/14. During this time, Best Buy will feature one month of deals audio specials, events & more.
Visit a Best Buy store to test & try the latest & greatest in audio – from portable Bluetooth speakers and headphones, to home theater solutions and car audio.
Best Buy has the best selection of audio products – come in and let Best Buy teach you how to upgrade your sound; LOVE THE WAY YOU LiSTEN.
We will soon be getting a sound upgrade of our own! We'll be receiving this Samsung M5 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker. This beauty will allow us to sync our devices seamlessly so we can listen to all our favorite tunes whenever the mood strikes us.
Samsung Shape Wireless Audio is an expandable system – now music can follow you anywhere in your house. Play one song in any or all rooms, or different songs in different room from any number of speakers. Wi-Fi® and Bluetooth® connectivity lets you send music from your library or favorite App straight to your AC powered speaker.
Control volume, streaming services and playlists, or switch to a speaker in a different room. However you enjoy your music, Samsung Shape™ Wireless Audio makes it happen.
Top content providers include: Rhapsody, iHeartRadio, Pandora, Spotify, tunein, amazon cloudplayer, tracks
We happen to be HUGE fans of this brand, and all of our TV's and blu-ray players are Samsung. Our new sound system will fit right into our home.
Here are some quick facts about this amazing speaker:
-Enjoy music stored on your iOS or Android device, PC or Mac with this Samsung M5 WAM550/ZA speaker that features a Bluetooth interface and NFC (near-field communication) technology for easy wireless pairing with compatible devices.
-Product FeaturesCompatible with select iOS and Android devices and select PC and Mac computers, including devices with iOS 4.3 or later or Android 2.3.3 or later and computers with Windows XP or later and Mac OS X 10.0 or later operating systems.
-Built-in dual-band 2.4/5.0GHz wireless LAN
-Allows easy connection to your home network, so you can enjoy Pandora, Amazon Cloud Player, Rhapsody and other music services through the speaker. An Ethernet port permits wired connectivity.
-Lets you wirelessly link with compatible Bluetooth-enabled devices.
-NFC (near-field communication) technology
-Helps simplify device pairing (includes NFC sticker).
-Top-panel buttons Include Internet radio preset, Bluetooth, TV SoundConnect, wheel-touch scroll volume dial and mute for easy operation. Also features WPS and pairing buttons on the back/side.
-LED indicators Keep you apprised of the speaker's status.
-Decoding formats Include AAC (DRM-free), MP3 (up to 320 Kbps), WAV, WMA, WMV (1/2/3/7/9), OGG and FLAC (up to 44.1kHz/16-bit) for versatile playback.
-Multiroom/multizone support Enables you to enjoy audio in multiple areas simultaneously.
-Vertical foot stand Allows stable placement.
-Standard auxiliary input Makes it easy to connect a wide range of compatible devices
We're also getting this companion Wireless Speaker Hub.
Easily connect your wireless speakers with this Samsung WAM250/ZA hub that is designed for use with WAM750/751 wireless speakers and select Apple® and Android devices for wide-ranging compatibility.Product FeaturesCompatible with WAM750/751 wireless speakers as well as select Apple and Android devices for wide-ranging use.
-Lets you connect your wireless speakers helping to create a whole-home audio solution.
-Multiple device capability so you can connect more than 1 device simultaneously.
-Easy setup makes getting started simple.
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So if you're music lovers like we are, definitely be sure to check out Audio Fest this August, only at Best Buy. You'll find the greatest deals on the hottest brands, and you'll be singing along in no time!
Does your household need a sound upgrade? What Best Buy products would you love to experience? Are you a Samsung fan like we are, or would you be interested in a sleek Denon system? I'd love to hear your thoughts!
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I'm Brandy, a happily married, proud mama of two munchkins and a teen. You can read more about me HERE. If you're interested in building a working relationship, please feel free to e-mail me at: NewlyCrunchyMamaOf3@gmail.com
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